Photo courtesy of Manuel Enriquez.

Art & Culture

Local resident chosen as finalist in national singing competition

Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza Vocal Competition winners will be announced Dec. 5.

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Health

California Department of Public Health issues updated face covering guidelines

People must wear face coverings at all times when they are outside of the home, unless one of several exemptions applies.

Health

State moves San Benito County back to purple tier

County reported 64 new cases last week.

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Transportation

Caltrans District 5 to present Hwy 101 business plan to transportation leaders

COG to hear plan at Nov. 19 meeting.

Andromeda galaxy. Photo courtesy of David Baumgartner.

Science

Searching the Sky: The Andromeda Galaxy

David Baumgartner writes about another galaxy two million light years away from Earth.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.

Health

Nov. 16 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

1,620 people have tested positive since February, 88 are active patients, 1,517  have recovered and 15 have died; the county’s current positivity rate is 3.1%.